Definition of Genus Cinnamomum
1. Noun. Asiatic and Australian aromatic trees and shrubs.
Generic synonyms: Magnoliid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Lauraceae, Lauraceae, Laurel Family
Member holonyms: Camphor Tree, Cinnamomum Camphora, Ceylon Cinnamon, Ceylon Cinnamon Tree, Cinnamomum Zeylanicum, Cinnamon, Cassia, Cassia-bark Tree, Cinnamomum Cassia, Cinnamomum Loureirii, Saigon Cinnamon
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cinnamomum
Literary usage of Genus Cinnamomum
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1. Annual Report by Indiana State Board of Health (1905)
"... lens L. Cinnamon is the dried bark of any species of the genus cinnamomum, from which the outer layers may or may not have been removed. ..."
2. Strasburger's Text-book of Botany by Eduard Strasburger, Hans Fitting (1921)
"The genus Cinnamomum includes a number of economically important trees such as the Camphor tree from Japan and China and the Cinnamon tree from China and ..."
3. Contributions to the Paleobotany of Peru, Bolivia and Chile: Five Papers by Edward Wilber Berry (1922)
"... invariably refer to the allied genus Cinnamomum, which in the existing flora is confined to the Old ..."
4. Foods and Their Adulteration: Origin, Manufacture, and Composition of Food by Harvey Washington Wiley (1911)
"10. Celery seed is the dried fruit of Apium graveolens L. 11. Cinnamon is the dried bark of any species of the genus Cinnamomum from which the outer layers ..."